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PBS
Aug 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT
>> coming up, the u.s. government released documents showing a past secret court ruling on nsa surveillance. they chastise the nsa for illegally collecting tens of thousands of e-mails. the unmasking ahead. the army whistleblower manning sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking documents but the story does not end there. we will look at the extreme conditions placed on the media as we covered the trial. in san francisco, officials are considering a class-action lawsuit against nevada, laming it gave hundreds of psychiatric patients at one-way ticket to california. it is thursday, august 22. 5 p.m. in washington dc. while the obama administration is trying to beat its critics to the punch in the wake of the nsa surveillance scandal, they are coming clean, in a way, anyway. and the ruling that came out in 2011 after the electronic frontier foundation filed a request pretty recently. the court lambasted the nsa for illegally collecting as many as 56,000 e-mails from innocent people each year over three years. then the nsa proceeded to misrepresent the size and scope of that col
FOX News
Aug 15, 2013 10:00pm PDT
about the nsa. "the washington post" just reporting the nsa has broken privacy rules or overstepped legal authority thousands of times each year since 2008. according to an internal audit, most of the violations are of americans or foreign intelligence officials in the united states. and the "washington post" also reporting that the chief judge of the secret court that's supposed to provide oversight of the government's spying program says the court's ability to do so is limited. john sununu joins us. good evening, sir. >> good evening. >> with the news breaking, certainly an expansion of what we have been hearing about the nsa in terms of swpying. your thoughts? >> two things. a lot of what happens in an agency, even the nsa, is a reflection of the culture they see from the top. you have a. president and administration that levels in going beyond the box f you will, that they are limited to by law. i think that seeped all the way down into the nsa. even though the audit says i think it's in the last year they point out there's nearly 3,000 violati violations, it does say that the b
LINKTV
Aug 16, 2013 3:00pm PDT
, the nsa's own internal audit reveals the agency has broken its own privacy rules and overstepped its legal authority thousands of times a year. then we go to cairo where the muslim brotherhood has called for a day of rage after more than 600 people were killed on wednesday. >> the one thing people will not stand for in the long term is to have this kind of regressive security state inflicted upon them. once the targets of this authoritarian apparatus moves away from the islamists and starts imposing itself on other parts of egyptian society, then perhaps,e might see, once again a popular uprising against that kind of crackdown. >> we will speak with sharif abdel kouddous in cairo and p.j. crowley, former state department spokesperson, who is called for the u.s. to suspend military aid to egypt and call the ouster of mohamed morsi a coup. then, didn't eight-year-old spy for america? we look at how u.s. allies in yemen used a child the place electronic chips on the man he considered to be his surrogate father. days later, the man was killed in u.s. drone strike. all of that and more coming u
FOX News
Aug 18, 2013 11:00pm PDT
you next three. >> john: i'm john roberts in for chris wallace. new allegations rock the nsa. documents leaked why former nsa contractor edward snowden detail thousands of privacy violations by the agency after repeated denials from the white house. >> what you are not reading about is the government actually abusing these programs. >> john: we'll discuss with a key member of the homeland security committee and critic of the nsa kentucky senator rand paul. then, another week of chaos in egypt as the interim government's crackdown on supporters of ousted president mohammed morsi leaves hundreds of people dead. >> our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets. thee'll discuss the deteriorating situation in the region and the u.s. response with republican congressman pete king of new york and democratic senator richard blumenthal of connecticut. plus, another delay for the president's healthcare law forces the obama administration to play defense. >> this is no longer a political debate. this is what we call the law. >> the p
PBS
Aug 1, 2013 3:00pm PDT
for word of every doe midwest incommunication in this country. >> the idea that n.s.a. is keeping files on americans as a general rule just isn't true. >> woodruff: then, rebels fired scores of rockets on the syrian city of homs as the assad regime celebrated army day. margaret warner gets the latest on the bloody civil war from npr's deborah amos. >> brown: law enforcement bids farewell to f.b.i. director robert mueller. ray suarez explores the transformation of the bureau after the 9-11 attacks. >> woodruff: and we hear from two u.s. senators leading the push to keep the military's sexual assault cases in the chain of command. gwen ifill talks to new hampshire republican kelly ayotte and missouri democrat claire mccaskill. >> the other side has wanted to make this argument about victims vs. uniforms. that's a false premise. this argument is about how we can protect victims the best. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by th
FOX News
Aug 16, 2013 2:00am PDT
's privacy rights didn't. nsa broke the privacy rules thousands of times per year. >> obama care is coming. the extra cost isn't the only thing to bring with it he what every american needs to hear. >> a discovery for dog owners every where. warnings of serious health risks. "fox & friends first" starts right now. >> good morning everyone. you are watching "fox & friends first" on this friday morning. i am patti ann browne. >> i am heather childers. thank you so much for starting your day with us. right to our top story. breaking news overnight the nsa broke privacy rules and over stepped the legal authority thousands of times each year. that's according to a new report from the "washington post". most violations involved the unauthorized surveillance of america. >> elizabeth brpran is liv prane from washington with the latest. >> the agency over stepped the boundaries. edward snowden proving significant violations include the unauthorized use of information on more than 3,000 americans and green card holders quote a large number of calls from washington were intercepted in 2008 after the
FOX News
Aug 16, 2013 3:00pm PDT
the ease with which the nsa by the push of a button, whether deliberate or accidental, can get large volumes of u.s. communications. >> reporter: "the washington post" reporter that broke the story says the internal nsa audit leaked to him by edward snowden contains more information than is provided to congressional oversite committees. dianne feinstein said in a written statement the committee quote, can and should do more to independently verify that nsa's operations are appropriate. but the aclu's michelle richardson asks how. >> members of congress have been clear, they have not received a full explanation how the programs worked or any clients' problems with privacy regulations. >> reporter: an nsa tutorial instructs analysts not to give extraneous information to congressional overseers. the president says there's no indication the agency is abusing its powers. >> what you're not reading about is the government actually abusing these programs. what you're hearing about is the prospect that these could be abused. >> reporter: the nsa is now drawing fire from the left and right, w
CNN
Aug 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >>> the story of egypt takes a dark turn, and the nsa story takes another turn. today -- >> we want egypt to succeed. we want a peaceful, democratic, prosperous egypt. that's our interest. >> american values and american interests. the u.s. may have to choose. we talk with senator john mccain just back from egypt. >>> then, mistakes were made. new revelations about privacy violations at the national security agency. who is watching the watchers? congressman chris van hollen and justin amash join us. and -- >> we want them to look back and say, this is when the rnc got it right. >> republicans reboot in boston and hillary sets up a speaking tour. hello, 2016. our powerhouse political panel sorts it out. then -- the new orleans saints, the oakland raiders and a first down for the girl from pascagoula. an update on sarah thomas. i'm crowley, and this is "state of the union." >>> after days of deadly violence across the country, egypt's interim government is asking the world to listen to its side of the story. members of the foreign ministry released video today of the recent chaos and blamed
FOX News
Aug 18, 2013 7:00am PDT
the d.c. view on all of this. good to see you, always. >>> eric? >> new reaction to the nsa surveillance scandal this morning. what senator rand paul is now saying about the latest privacy bomb shell and what senator paul says needs to be done. >>> plus, this almost came out of nowhere. london police are announcing they've received new information about the death of princess diana. is it enough, though, for them to reopen the case? details ahead. [ male announcer ] frequent heartburn? the choice is yos. chalky... not chalky. temporary... 24 hour. lots of tablets... one pill. you decide. prevent acid with prevacid 24hr. it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convennt two bar pack. this is nature valley. nature at its most delicious. this is nature valley. ♪ you're not made of money, so don't overpay for at insurance. geico, you're not made of money, see how much you could save. okab. a, or b? or a. that's a good choice. let me show you some faucets to go along with that. with the latest styles and aranteed low prices, you
FOX News
Aug 16, 2013 12:00pm PDT
on "studio b." the latest nsa leak is a bombshell. we're now learning the government's broken the rules on spying again and again. thousands of times per year. but officials have at the national security agency say, mistakes happen. don't worry about it. another bloody and deadly day in egypt. we'll show you how the gunfire got so intense it forced people to jump off a bridge. and lou should the white house handle this mess now? plus, listen to this. a new study is out that shows lap computers actually hurt kids' grades in school. it finds that students who use pencil and paper get higher marks. the reason for that, unless breaking news changes everything on "studio b." >> first, from fox, at 3:00 in new york city, the deadly day oflag -- of rage in egypt. dramatic video which appears to show people jumping off the bridge i mentioned in cairo to escape the gunfire. look at this. >> shepard: this is amateur video. seems to speak for itself. dozens more people reported dead today on top of the hundreds killed and thousands hurt earlier this week. as the muslim brotherhood claim is its not
FOX News
Aug 16, 2013 4:00pm PDT
, the new nsa documents. they are -- their spy something worse than we ever knew they have read our emails and listened to our phone calls thousands of times a year. simple mistakes or a pattern of abuse. tonight, the latest leak about the nsa. and, a paralimp i don't paraolympian denied a chance because she could walk again some day. >> i didn't expect this at all. it's pretty shocking. >> they landed her a loss tonight before she could even get in the game. still, this teenager isn't finished with her fight. plus, it's been cloaked in mystery since its creation. >> welcome to area 51. >> now the cia decleafs documents that show what really went on at area 51. why are some sections still a secret? and that is first from fox this friday night. no little green men. no flying saucers. but after decades of denying that area 51 exists now an admission. the documents prove it is very real. but the conspiracy theories are going nowhere. not by a long shot. area 51 is the then secret base in the middle of the nevada desert. about 90 miles north of vegas. the documents that the cia just declassifi
CBS
Aug 16, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. the new revelation is an n.s.a. internal audit that shows that the agency is occasionally snooping on phone calls and e-mails of american citizens. no doubt this story will disappoint the president who said this to reassure americans last week. >> all the stories that have been written, what you're not reading about is the government actually abusing these programs and listening in on people's phone calls or inappropriately reading people's e-mails. what you're hearing about is the prospect that these could be abused. now, part of the reason they're not abused is because these checks are in place and those abuses would be against the law. >> pelley: while checks are in place, it turns out mistakes are made. wyatt andrews, now, with the n.s.a. audit just made public. >> reporter: in the audit, the n.s.a. admitted improperly collecting records on americans almost 2, 800 times in the year ending march 30, 2012, the n.s.a. says most but not all of the unauthorized surveillance was unintentional and due to human error, such as typing mistakes, but most of those mistakes resulted in th
CNN
Aug 18, 2013 9:00am PDT
, and the nsa story takes another turn. today -- >> we want egypt to succeed. we want a peaceful, democratic, prosperous egypt. that's our interest. >> american values and american interests. the u.s. may have to choose. we talk with senator john mccain just back from egypt. >>> then, mistakes were made. new revelations about privacy violations at the national security agency. who is watching the watchers? and -- >> we want them to look back and say, this is when the rnc got it right. >> republicans reboot in boston and hillary sets up a speaking tour. hello, 2016. our powerhouse political panel sorts it out. then -- the new orleans saints, the oakland raiders and a first down for the girl from pascagoula. an update on sarah thomas. i'm candy crowley, and this is "state of the union." >>> a new message to row tes pr tos. there is room for everyone. we want to go to cnn's nick paton walsh. nick, tell us about this message and do you see it as a warning or a conciliatory gesture? >> reporter: i think it's important to put it in context. it's in a broader speech in which he makes it clear the a
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 11:00am PDT
lawmakers are vowing more oversight amid a new report that the nsa routinely broke privacy rules in its controversial surveillance program. according to "the washington post," the nsa exceeded its legal authority thousands of times since 2008 with unauthorized surveillance of americans or foreign targets on u.s. soil. senate judiciary chairman pat leahy says he plans to hold another hearing on the nsa surveillance program. house speaker nancy pelosi called the report, quote, extremely disturbing in a statement saying in part, congress must conduct rigorous oversight to ensure that all incidents, all incidents of noncompliance are reported to the oversight committees and the fisa court in a timely and comprehensive manner and that appropriate steps are taken to ensure violations are not repeated. the report stems from an nsa audit obtained by the post from leaker edward snowden. kelly o'donnell joins me now. what kind of privacy violations are we talking about? >> what we're learning so far, these are not instances of eavesdropping on conversations or reading e-mails. it's not that kind
FOX News
Aug 16, 2013 8:00am PDT
bombshell rocking the nsa. new reports reveal the intelligence agency violated privacy rules thousands of times since 2008. >>> plus a "day of rage" sweeping across egypt today. at least 17 people dead already as thousands take to the streets in response to the bloody crack down early they are week that killed 600. >>> and a new book blowing some holes in the age-old rules of pregnancy. are alcohol and caffeine really off limits? it's all "happening now." jon: but we begin on this friday morning with stunning new developments in the nsa spying scandal. new reports the intelligence agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since 2008. good morning to you, i'm jon scott. >> i'm allison cam rot tax in for general that lee. jon: mice to have you here. >> we have a lot of news, because details come from nsa leaker edward snowden. he shared them with the "washington post." we have infractions was unauthorized surveillance of u.s. citizens. >> a lot of what happens in the agency, even the nsa is reflection of the culture they see from the
FOX News
Aug 18, 2013 9:00am PDT
dropping. the nsa said it made mistakes when it accidentally tapped into your private communications. critics including those here in washington say that's not a good enough excuse. a fair and balanced debate with two key members of congress. >>> hillbilly hoopla. one couple's camouflage wedding came true when a duck dynasty member crashed the wedding. >>> plus, another baseball player off the roster. we'll tell you who he is. i'm shannon bream. america's news headquarters live from the nation's capitol starts right now. >>> and we begin with the chaos in egypt. egyptian forces cracking down on the muslim brotherhood as the military struggles to keep control of the country. they just raided the homes of muslim brotherhood members in an attempt to break up massive protests planned around the supreme court there. more than 800 people have been killed in violent demonstrations in less than a week. could the country be on the brink of civil war? leland vittert is monitoring the latest developments from our middle east bureau. leland? >> reporter: shannon, at least right now it appears so
CBS
Jul 31, 2013 5:30pm PDT
had more questions than ever and when the head of the n.s.a. spoke to a cyber security conference he gotten a enexpected reaction from just underlined the growing skepticism about the agency's methods. here's homeland security bobrespondent bob orr. >> how do we defend this country? >> reporter: as n.s.a. chief .eith alexander was defending nge government's data collection ollectms at a cyber security conference in las vegas, he was egasrrupted by hecklers. interrupted by hecklers. >> i haven't lied to congress. >> reporter: intelligence officials are also feeling pressure from a skeptical congress. democrat patrick leahy is the chairman of the senate judiciary committee. >> so what's going to be next? when is enough enough? i think congress has to carefully consider the powerful surveillance tools that we grant to the government. >> reporter: to ease some of the fears, the obama administration today declassified three top- secret documents detailing the n.s.a.'s mass collection of u.s. phone records. a surveillance program first revealed by edward snowden. this is the april, 2013, o
CNN
Aug 4, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. of course, that's an issue in the forefront since nsa leaker snowden revealed the u.s. monitors u.s. domestic telephone. whether or not that program was used to uncover the latest threat, there's a platform for lawmakers who support and oppose the program. >> nsa program is proving its worth yet again. to reform the program, great. if you want to gut it, you make us much less safe and putting our nation at risk. >> i know senator graham said it shows that we need to continue the particular programs but if you look at the one most at issue here, that's the bulk meta data program, there's no indication unless i'm proved wrong later that program with vast amounts of domestic data, domestic telephoning data contributed to information about this particular plot. >> so again, we are going to see a number of embassies remaining closed after today. it's something that originally officials said could happen and go beyond sunday and just within the past hour or so, we have learned a number of these will be closed until saturday. >> okay. emily schmidt joining us from washington, we apprecia
FOX News
Aug 17, 2013 9:00am PDT
appreciate it. good to see you, sir. new revelations leaked by snow don't the "washington post" shows nsa violated privacy rules thousands of times. the n sa says they are mistakes and minuscule if you look at the information that it collects. some lawmakers are calling for a closer look at the issue. jennifer griffin has the latest revelation. jennifer? >> the may 2012 internal nsa audit shows thousands of privacy violations in one year alone. in some cases the nsa was monitoring the phone records of residents of washington, d.c. whose area code 202 is similar to that of egypt. nsa compliance director john delong says the violations were not willful or malicious and represented as you pointed out a "minuscule percentage" of nsa surveillance activity. the fsa whistle-blower edward snowden provided the newspaper documents months ago. former house speaker nancy pelosi called the revelations disturbing. the democratic senator bob ley said he plans -- pat leahy plans to have hearings to investigate. >> the nsa has become a menace. the constitutional rights of americans are under a broad assau
FOX News
Aug 18, 2013 4:00pm PDT
, turning to the scandal surrounding the nsa and our government's massive secret surveillance programs. some lawmakers are now questioning whether there are enough oversight and privacy protections following an audit that revealed the nsa violated privacy rules. thousands of times. all of this, despite the fact that president obama has assured americans that the agency is properly monitored. elizabeth brand is with us. they tubing it out on sunday talk shows. >> lawmakers are passionate both sides of the aisle. some say the problem is not the nsa programs but the president's inability to explain the complex task of collecting metadata. others say it needs oversight, whether the court or congressional. >> they understand the separation of powers. checks and balances are supposed to come from independent branches of government. he thinks that if he gets some lawyers together from the nsa and they do a power point presentation, tell him everything is okay, that the nsa can police themselves. >> fully disagree with senator rand, that was a grab bag of misinformation and distortion coming from hi
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 3:00pm PDT
to learn how much of your life the nsa knows about. here is a quick look what the fox affiliates are covering. fox 5 in atlanta, has the secretary that convinced yesterday's school shooting suspect to turn himself in. kcpq in washington has emotional testimony from afghan villagers, in the sentencing for the army soldier that murdered 16 civilians in afghanistan. and this is a live look from kttv in los angeles. big story, paparazzi lawsuit against musician kanye west for an alleged attack at lax. that's a live look from outside the belt for "special report." we will be right back. ♪ ♪ ♪ (vo) purina cat chow. 50 years of feeding great relationship >>> nsa surveillance on americans is a lot more extensive than first thought. that was the lead line to a couple of stories in recent weeks. tonight it fits again. two reports tonight. first, chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge with some history. good evening. >> two years ago, national security court known as fisa court determined nsa collection violated statutes and constitutional protections. in a half dozen doc
CNN
Aug 16, 2013 4:00pm PDT
crossed the line. there's shocking new reports on the nsa. >>> and guess what? they could be just of the tip of the iceberg. what you don't know about other spying programs at this moment where you are and we're talking about drones in america. >>> and an amazing breakthrough about the government's super secret spy property. the truth about area 51. it is real. this is no joke. a special report from people who know. >>> let's go "outfront." >>> good evening, everyone, i'm erin burnett, "outfront" thont we begin with breaking news. dozens more killed in egypt tonight. pressure building on the obama administration. the death toll this week is nearly 700, almost as many as the number killed during the entire arab spring revolution in egypt. there's no sign of calm. thousands of protesters defied a government-imposed curfew tonight. so, what does the u.s.' closest all ally, israel, do to keep pumping aid into cairo? john king "outfront" tonight. israel wants them to keep sending the $1.3 billion aid to egypt. israel believe aids will keep radical islamists from taking control. but som
FOX News
Aug 17, 2013 4:00pm PDT
facing increasing back lash from his own party on the nsa scandal. and just a short time ago, federal investigators searching for answers in the deadly ups plane crash in alabama. they announce new details about what may have gone wrong. but first. law makers and the president may both be on the summer break, but there is no vacation from the show down of obama care threatening to shut down the government. >> you and your family deserve the same relief the president gave to big businesses by giving a employer man date. >> they make it fail they will be sticking it to me. but they are sticking it to you. >> in a moment, brand new polls show how it is affecting the president and congress' approval numbers. >> also, violence escalates in egypt. security forces raiding a mosque with muslim supporters barricaded ndzment >> fox reports from the middle east. chaos gripping the partner in the volatile part of the world. >> helping to heal the heroes who sacrificed so much for all of us. where wounded warriors are timing up with olympics coaches. >> it is a lot. you cope them pushing every day
FOX News
Aug 18, 2013 8:00am PDT
revelations over the scope of nsa surveillance programs. new suggestions that that snooping was worse than it was even thought. >>> more leaked documents show thousands of privacy violations every year. and good morning, everyone. we welcome you to the brand new hour here in america's news headquarters. i'm jamie colby. i'm eric shawn. new evidence coming after repeated assurances from the administration that the nsa never overstepped it' its privay bounds. lawmakers weighing in over whether enough is being done to protect americans' privacy. elizabeth prann live in washington with the latest. good morning, elizabeth. >> reporter: good morning, eric. while the nsa sought to defend its operations, americans learned this week they violated privacy rules on thousands of occasions, whether it was the result of mo monitoring incorret phone calls to the mishandling of telephone data housed in an nsa database. an internal awe its foun audit a housed records five years past their conspiracy day expiration. senator rand paul said the program could be improved and perhaps they need to get the suprem
CNN
Aug 16, 2013 3:00am PDT
about her recovery. also where her head and heart are now in the 8:00 hour. >>> also new the nsa breaking the rules when it comes to your privacy. the agency violated privacy regulations thousands of times each year, this according to an internal audit of documents obtained by "the washington post" from none other than nsa leaker edward snowden. white house correspondent dan lothian is live from martha's vineyard this morning. dan, sounds like there are more big questions for the administration today. >> reporter: that's right, certainly more big questions, kate. you know "the washington post" revealing in this report that the lechl of detail and analysis they uncovered is usually more than typically shared with member of congress or the fisa court that oversees the nation's surveillance programs. >> a general impression has i think taken hold not only among the american public but also around the world that somehow we're out there willy-nilly. >> reporter: that was president obama just days ago assuring the american public that the national security agency was not breaching the
PBS
Aug 20, 2013 5:00pm PDT
ahead. the nsa surveillance scandal taking a new twist overseas. the guardian's editor revealing that the british government forced the news publisher to destroy day-to-day from edward snowden. more on the government intimidation of the press coming up. in egypt, the crackdown of pro- morsi growing. a key leader of the muslim brotherhood was also arrested last night. more on the developments later in today's show. tuesday, august 20, 5:20 p.m. >> bradley manning is less than 20 hours from finding out how much time you'll spend behind bars after they found him guilty of stealing and sharing government secrets. the judge will make her final sentencing decision on wednesday. manning could face up to 90 years in prison. we have the latest from fort meade. >> the judge is now deliberating bradley manning's sentence. the judge announced that she would be beginning to deliberate. the sentences tomorrow morning and the importance to the judge in this case, facing a maximum of 90 years after he was found guilty of most of the charges against him including espionage. the closing argument
PBS
Aug 1, 2013 6:30pm PDT
snowden? his lawyer will not say, but he did confirm the fugitive nsa analyst has been granted temporary asylum in russia and has left the airport transit area. >> what concern is his place of residence? he will choose it himself. he can live in a hotel or an apartment. he is one of the most wanted people on earth. they will make sure his place of residence is absolutely safe. >> snowden could attempt to reach countries who have offered him asylum. >> latin america is a far way off in more ways than just geography. >> it's snowden stays in russia, he could become a stumbling block in u.s.-russian relations. washington wants moscow to extradite snowden to face charges of espionage and the theft of class of five nsa documents, but that is something the russian government has declined to do. >> where might snowden be? is he safe? for more, let's cross over to our moscow correspondent. do we have any idea where snowden may be and what his conditions are for him in russia? >> his whereabouts are still the big secret that is not revealed due to security reasons. for told the last image was a m
FOX News
Aug 17, 2013 10:00am PDT
revelations from edward snowden. the nsa say they were minuscule. some lawmakers say it's a very big deal. jennifer griffin is live in washington with more details on this. >> kell withe may 2012 internal audit showed thousands of privacy violations in one year alone, in some cases the nsa was monitoring the phone records of residents of washington, d.c., whose area code 202 is similar to that of egypt. nsa compliance director john delong says the violations were not willful or malicious and represented a, quote, minuscule percentage of nsa surveillance activity. during a rare conference call, he made these points. it was a rare conference call by the super secret spy agency on friday. nsa whistle-blower edward snowden provided newspapers the documents months ago. former house speaker nancy pelosi called the revelations extremely disturbing. democratic senator pat leahy says he plans to hold more judiciary hearings to investigate. >> the nsa has become a menace, and the constitutional rights of americans are under a broad assault here, the fourth amendment right to be free from unreasonab
FOX News
Aug 17, 2013 12:00pm PDT
. now, the nsa calls them mistakes. jennifer griffin in washington for us with details. >> heather, the may 2012 internal nsa audit showed thousands of privacy violations in one year alone. in some cases, the nsa was monitoring the phone records of residents of washington, d.c., whose area code 202 is similar to that of egypt. nsa compliance director john delong said the violations were not willful wior malicious and represented a, quote, minuscule percentage of nsa surveillance activity during a rare conference call by the super-secret spy agency. nsa whistle-blower edward snowden provided newspapers the documents months ago. forrer house speaker nancy pelosi called the revelations extremely disturbing, democratic senator pat leahy plans to hold more judiciary hearings to investigate. >> the nsa has become a menace, and the constitutional rights of americans are under a broad assault here. the fourth amendment right to be free from unreasonable search and seizure, the first amendment right for freedom of speech, these are under attack. >> the chairman of the house and senate intel
PBS
Aug 16, 2013 3:00pm PDT
you. >> woodruff: still to come on the newshour: overreach at the n.s.a.; a planet-hunter goes dark; opening up a pristine rain forest to oil drilling; shields and brooks on the week's news; plus, harper and musslewhite on playing the blues. but first, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> reporter: the number of dead in thursday's car bombing in beirut, lebanon, went up at least 22 today, with more than 300 wounded. it was the deadliest attack there in nearly three decades, engulfing a busy street in fire and smoke. the site is near a complex where the shiite militant group hezbollah holds rallies. today, the group's leader, sheikh hassan nasrallah, blamed sunni radicals. he pledged to double the number of hezbollah forces helping fight sunni rebels in syria. a sudden wave of refugees from syria is pouring into northern iraq. u.n. refugee officials reported today that many come from aleppo, syria's largest city, and their numbers approach 8,000 a day. they've been crossing at a new bridge over the tigris river. there already are more than 150,000 syrian refugees regist
CNN
Aug 16, 2013 9:00am PDT
bombshell from edward snowden. a new report details how the nsa has violated the privacy of americans like you not one, not twice but more than a thousands a year since 2008. ♪ >>> she is only 11 years old but she's already won international piano competitions in three k countries and she's going to play at carnegie hall. welcome to you. i'm in for suzanne malveaux and michael holmes. a new wave of violence is erupting in egypt right now. supporters of deposed president morsi has declared this is friday of anger. reza says security forces are battling thousands of protesters in downtown cairo. gun violence and tear gas has been used and dozens of people have been injured. tear gas was fired at protesters headed toward ramsey square. the demonstrators are defieing a state of emergency that limits public gatherings. give us an update on where you are, reza, and what is happening in your view? >> reporter: we're heading back to our office because a curfew will go into effect inless than an hour. we witnessed some awful scenes in this political crisis in egypt. it's escalating into a bloody
FOX News
Aug 20, 2013 3:00pm PDT
in the wake of the nsa surveillance revelations. things are going down a little differently in great britain. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge has that story tonight. >> reporter: the guardian's editor says british authorities demanded edward snowden's material provided to them or destroyed, but the paper facing legal action if it didn't comply. hard files were destroyed under supervision, but other copies exist. >> they threatened us with strength, go to get all this material back and stop us writing about it. that's not something that would be possible in the united states. >> reporter: the new nsa controversy plays out as president obama's traditional supporters on the left are openly criticizing his administration. >> i think the white house lost credibility. >> reporter: aclu alleges they play word games, citing a document known as the intelligence directive. collecting data does not mean storing data in the traditional sense but rather retrieving and analyzing it. >> it has a bizarre definition to allow the nsa to obscure what's going on, even though they're saying a
MSNBC
Aug 17, 2013 7:00am EDT
the fun way, from phillips'. >>> new this morning, a top official is pushing back against a report the nsa frequently violated privacy rules after the "washington post" published documents released by edward snowden saying the nsa overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since congress granted it broad new powers in 2008. the number was extremely low compared with overall activities. they are vowing more oversight. joining me now is ed o'keefe and wanda summers. public affairs and media affairs releasing this statement. nsa's foreign collection activities are continually audited and overseen internally and externally. when nsa makes a mistake, the agency reports the issue internally and to federal overseers and aggressively gets to the bottom of it. nancy pelosi calls this extremely disturbing. ed, you cover congress. what are you hearing from reactions? >> nancy pelosi and dianne feinstein, the type of people who would know what's going on because they serve on the intelligence committee. she has been on the intelligence committee for years and has been receiving them
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